Guru of Chai

GURU OF CHAI WRITTEN BY JACOB RAJAN & JUSTIN LEWIS

DIRECTED BY JUSTIN LEWIS

GURU OF CHAI grabs you by the throat and never lets go. Indian Ink display their theatrical muscle in a tale and a teller bristling with mischief, mayhem and the maddening magic of India.

The contradictions of modern India with its iPhones and ancient gods come alive in this outrageously funny and heartbreakingly beautiful romantic thriller. A poor chai-wallah has his life changed forever when a young girl is abandoned at a busy railway station and brings the place to a standstill with the beauty of her singing. Kutisar (the chai-wallah) is one of Rajan’s favorite characters:

“He’s actually based on a mask-dancer that Justin and I met in Bali. A man steeped in the spirituality of mask-dance, but with a weakness for beer and cock-fighting, and yet desperate to have a Facebook page – he literally danced into our lives, and onto the pages of this play a as a fully formed character”

“RAJAN’S PERFORMANCE IS A MESMERIZING BLEND OF DAZZLING SHOWMANSHIP AND PURE CHARISMA.” New Zealand Herald
“GURU OF CHAI IS NOTHING SHORT OF GENIUS.” Time Out Singapore
“A WHIRLWIND OF DRAMATIC STORYTELLING.” NZ Listener

RUNNING TIME 80 mins, no interval

AGE RECOMMENDATION 13+

 

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DATES/TIMES

Friday19 July 8pm

Saturday 20 July 8pm


PRICES

Adult   $45

Concession   $39

Adult Member  $38

Concession  Member  $33

Student/Junior   $27

Student Rush  $22

Family (2+2) $129

Additional Child   $20


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